The Georgia Senate Women’s Adequate Healthcare Study Committee met on November 9, 2015 at the State Capitol.  Again they heard from state experts on women’s access to healthcare in Georgia, but this time the presenters focused on women’s healthcare providers and ways to improve access to care for women in rural areas of the state.

Physician Workforce and GME Programs

James R. Zaidan, MD, MBA, Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education, Emory University

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APRN Training Programs

Lucy Marion, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing, Augusta University

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Certified Nurse-Midwifery

MaryJane Lewit, PhD, CNM, FACNM, Director, Nurse Midwifery Program, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University

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Nicole S. Carlson, PhD, CMN, Assistant Professor, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University; President, Georgia Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives

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Preservation of the Georgia Regional Perinatal System

Pat Cota, RN, MS, Executive Director, Georgia OBGyn Society

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Seema Csukas, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Maternal and Child Programs, Georgia Department of Public Health

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